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Analysis, thoughts, opinions, and jokes from Kyle Durfee
Analysis, thoughts, opinions, and jokes from Kyle Durfee

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Take a look at the exhibit above. After taking a moment to digest it, can you state the key take-away? Good. We can talk more about interpreting exhibits in a case interview another time, but I wanted to give you a chance to practice! You will have…

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Day 1 After a brief layover in Munich, Janet and I began our Italian adventure in Venice. We walked a few minutes from the airport to the boat terminals, since the original (and interesting) part of Venice lies upon a bunch of small islands that don’t…

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I’ve written on networking before, but after connecting with a lot more applicants, I have a few more tips to provide. Specifically I want to talk about the components of reaching out to consultants. I’ll also include some examples of what people have…

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I’ve reviewed a bunch of resumes by now, and many of them suffer from the same problems. I’ve consolidated many of the things that people can improve on to this checklist. I recommend going through it before submitting your resume for your application, or…

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The military trains for combat, but can it handle the scrutiny of the public? Recent changes in military aircraft have battle-hardened the armed forces to public scrutiny. We got up-to-speed on the basics of military aircraft last week. Here, we’ll dive…

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It’s an exciting time for military aircraft. Critics and congress have been battling head-to-head with top Air Force and Navy brass over some of the most technologically advanced aircraft ever created. Long before first contact with the enemy, the…

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3 Ways Politifact can be Politifalse. Although Politifact can be a great service, sometimes it's more misleading than not.

I love the idea of organizations like Politifact. These organizations fact-check the statements of politicians and other entities to explain the truth or fiction behind their claims. I think that people make better decisions when they’re better informed,…

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I wrote this piece for a short blog on BYU’s internal site for business school students. I thought I would post it here as well for anyone interested in some of my tips at getting a job out of college from my experiences. There are two basic steps to…

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Time and again, the media decries gridlock in the government. Papers and pundits shout that “the government halts progress!” or “the government is broken!” or “the government can’t get anything done!” Although our hero motifs usually include powerful…

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Scalia’s death Justice Scalia was a solid advocate of originalism in constitutional interpretation (see my post here for what that means). This often put him on the conservative side of things, and in favor with the GOP. After Scalia’s death, and with…
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